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RASSELAS IN THE NEW WORLD

By: (Johnson, Samuel). Tinker, Chauncey Brewster

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT: published by the author, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 8339

Condition: Fine


New Haven, CT: published by the author, 1925.. 1925.. Fine. - Octavo, brown paper covered boards with a gilt-lettered label on the spine. The covers are lightly bumped & the spine is lightly rubbed with a few chips out of the paper. 31 pages plus colophon. The beautifully engraved bookplate of Donald S. Tuttle is mounted on the front pastedown. Black-and-white frontispiece facsimile. The contents are bright and near fine. Limited edition of 75 numbered copies, of which 25 were for sale, printed by the Yale University Press under the direction of Carl Purington Rollins. This is number 21.... View more info

MODERN ARABIC SHORT STORIES. Selected and translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.

By: (Johnson-Davies, Denys).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 36089

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, black cloth titled in silver on the spine, in a gray & white dust wrapper. The head and tail of the book's spine are lightly bumped. The top edges of the dust jacket are lightly creased and chipped. xi, [i] & 194 pages. Very good. First edition."The present selection draws on contemporary authors from several Arab countries, especially Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq".Includes an introduction by Professor A.J. Arberry and works by Yusuf Idris, Walid Ikhlassi, and Latifa el-Zayat, among several others. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

DER RABE / THE RAVEN / LE CORBEAU. Jahrbuch/Yearbook/Annuaire 1981-1982. This Biennium is the 80's Die 80er Jahre Des Annees 80 No. 10/11. Ed. Jurgen Kramer

By: (Jolas, Eugene; Kelly, Robert; Coulange, Alain; Kappler, Ulrike; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Gelsenkirchen, Germany: International Year Book, 1982).: 1982).

Seller ID: 10499

Condition: Fine


(Gelsenkirchen, Germany: International Year Book, 1982).. 1982).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in limp cardboard, in a printed gray dustwrapper with a vignette of a raven on the front panel. 332 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The dustwrapper is lightly rubbed else near fine. The text of this arts yearbook is in German, English and French. Dust jacket present. View more info

AMBIT: A quarterly of poems, short stories, drawings and criticism. (1972/3 Number 53)

By: (Jones, Allen; Narbona, Pia). Ballard, J. G.; Horovitz, Michael; Burns, Jim; et al). Bax, Martin; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, U.K.: Ambit, 1972.: 1972.

Seller ID: 26982

Condition: Good


London, U.K.: Ambit, 1972.. 1972.. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 9-3/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in black-and-white pictorial wrappers with a cover illustration by Allen Jones. The binding is bumped & lightly soiled with foxing to the front wrap & some blue staining to the rear wrap. 48 pages. Black-and-white illustrations after drawings by Pia Narbona & paintings by Allen Jones. The contents are very good. Good. Among the contents of this issue are an article on Allen Jones by Giles Gordon; "The Greatest Television Show on Earth" by J. G. Ballard; and... View more info

THE HORNED SHEPHERD

By: (Jones, Wilfred). Jepson, Edgar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Macy-Masius, 1927.: 1927.

Seller ID: 29121

Condition: Good


New York: Macy-Masius, 1927.. 1927.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt with a raised vignette in blind on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed with the spine slightly faded. There is a tiny stain to the rear cover. Half-title, title, [1] leaf & 144 pages. Illustrated in black & white by Wilfred Jones with woodcut plates. The front edge of 1 overlapping leaf is darkened & chipped. Good. First edition, limited to 2,000 copies. First Edition. View more info

MY BROTHER'S KEEPER: James Joyce's Early Years. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Richard Ellmann. Preface by T. S. Eliot

By: (Joyce, James). Joyce, Stanislaus

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1958.: 1958.

Seller ID: 9432

Condition: Fine


New York: The Viking Press, 1958.. 1958.. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The corners of the covers are lightly rubbed & there are some light score marks to the rear cover. xxii & 166 pages. 2 full-page black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Limited edition of 375 copies which "have been specially bound as a Christmas remembrance for friends of The Viking Press". The book was issued without a dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

MY BROTHER'S KEEPER: James Joyce's Early Years

By: (Joyce, James). Joyce, Stanislaus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1958.: 1958.

Seller ID: 33365

Condition: Very good


New York: The Viking Press, 1958.. 1958.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & the top edges of the covers are slightly faded. There is some minor soiling to the dust jacket and its spine & extremities are a bit darkened. There is a short tear to the top edge of its rear panel. xxii & 266 pages. Illustrated with 2 black-and-white photographic portraits of Stanislaus Joyce. Very good. First edition.Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Richard Ellmann. Preface by T. S. Eliot. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

KAFKA ET PRAGUE

By: (Kafka, Franz). Frynta, Emanuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hachette, (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 26832

Condition: Good


Hachette, (1964).. (1964).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed with the head & tail of the spine faded & the bottom edges of the covers slightly faded. The top edge of the dust jacket is lightly chipped & the edges of its flaps are slightly darkened. 144 & [2] pages with a folding map in the rear. Numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations by Jan Lukas. The page edges are slightly toned. Good in a very good dust wrapper. Translated into French by P. A, Gruenais. Dust jacket present. View more info

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AMERICKY BAEDEKER: Basne Jirina Fuchsova. Illustrace Jiri Karger. / AMERICAN BAEDEKER: Poems by Jirina Fuchs. Illustrated by G. Karger.

By: (Karger, George). Fuchs, Jirina.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: Framar Publishers, (1975).: (1975).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35837

Condition: Very good


INSCRIBED BY JIRINA FUCHS AND SIGNED WITH HER INITIALS - Oblong small quarto [7 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in printed black-and-white wrappers. The corners of the front cover are slightly rubbed & there is some minor soiling to the rear cover. 63 & [1] pages with an erratum slip laid in. Full-page black-and-white illustrations by George Karger. Very good. First edition.Inscribed on the front endpaper with two sketches of hearts: "To Christinke / with all my LOVE / for LOVE OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA / JF / LA, Nov. 16, 1991".Jirina Fuchs [b. 1943] was born in Pilse... View more info

PLEIADES CLUB / YEAR BOOK 1916 -1917

By: (Kauffman, Reginald W.; Sangster, Margaret, Jr.; Kemp, Harry; Neiman, Howard S.; et al)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: Pleiades Club, 1917).: 1917).

Seller ID: 4826

Condition: Very good


(New York: Pleiades Club, 1917).. 1917).. Very good. - Small quarto [7" high by 4-3/4" wide], tan paper covered boards backed with brown suede & titled in red & black on the front cover. The suede is sunned along the inner edges of the boards & there are short tears to the head & tail of the spine. 94 pages. Brown-and-white plates & black-and white illustrations by Herb Roth, Gordon Ross, Dan Smith, Dorothy Simmons, L. F. Conrey et al. Very good. Limited edition of 500 copies. View more info

CAPE COD BALLADS and Other Verse

By: (Kemble, Edward W.). Lincoln, Joe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ: Albert Brandt: Publisher, 1902.: 1902.

Seller ID: 29515

Condition: Very good


Trenton, NJ: Albert Brandt: Publisher, 1902.. 1902.. Very good. - Octavo, golden yellow cloth titled in gilt on spine & front cover with vignettes stamped in brown on both covers. The covers are bumped & lightly soiled & the spine is somewhat faded. 198 pages & a 2-page publisher's catalogue, illustrated with a black & white frontispiece, plates & textual illustrations by Edward W. Kemble. Very good. First edition of the author's first book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE. Vol. LXXXV, No. 3. March 1929.

By: (Kent, Rockwell). LoBagola, Ibn; Boyd, Thomas; et al.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929).: 1929).

Seller ID: 13829

Condition: Good


- Large octavo [approximately 9-3/4 inches high by 6-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed orange wraps with a color illustration by Rockwell Kent on the front wrap. The binding is chipped around the edges. The rear wrap is rubbed & lightly soiled with a large piece out of the bottom corner. The spine & extremities are faded. Pages [245]-367 plus 102 pages of ads. Black-and-white illustrations & plates and profuse pictorial ads, a few of them in color. Good. Among the contents of this issue are "An African Savage's Own Story" by Ibn LoBagola and "Mad Anthony Wayne" by Th... View more info

Image for WALT WHITMAN 1819-1969. In American Dialog. (Vol. 5, Number 3). Spring-Summer 1969. (Cover title).

WALT WHITMAN 1819-1969. In American Dialog. (Vol. 5, Number 3). Spring-Summer 1969. (Cover title).

By: (Kent, Rockwell; Reisman, Philip; et al). Lowenfels, Walter; and Gellert, Hugo; editors.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York: Dialog Publications), 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 37458

Condition: Fine


- Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red & white wrappers with a portrait of Whitman by Hugo Gellert on the front cover. 38 pages. Black-and white illustrations by Rockwell Kent, Philip Evergood, Antonio Frasconi, Philip Reisman & others. Near fine. Contributors to this Walt Whitman issue of American Dialog include Langston Hughes, Walter Lowenfels, Abe Kapek, Soviet poet and critic Kornei I. Chukovsky, Leonore Marshall and Kirby Congdon. There are poems by David Ignatow, James Schevill and others. View more info

JACK'S BOOK: AN ORAL BIOGRAPHY OF JACK KEROUAC

By: (Kerouac, Jack). Gifford, Barry; and Lee, Lawrence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: St. Martin's Press, (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 398

Condition: Fine


NY: St. Martin's Press, (1978).. (1978).. Fine. - 8vo, tan buckram backed grayish tan boards (bumped); tilted in gilt on spine; in pictorial tan dw (lightly creased at top edge). [xii] & 339pp. Illustrated. Near fine. First edition. "Now, in Jack's Book, a poet and a journalist have retraced Kerouac's steps to talk with the prophets, musicians, poets, socialites, and working people who knew Jack not simply as a cult figure but as a man, a friend, and a lover." -- From the dw blurb. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

MEMORIES OF MY SON SERGEANT JOYCE KILMER. With Numerous Unpublished Letters and Poems

By: (Kilmer, Joyce). Kilmer, Annie Kilburn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brentano's, (1920).: (1920).

Seller ID: 22477

Condition: Good


Brentano's, (1920).. (1920).. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in black on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. The dust jacket is soiled & chipped with small pieces out & with tears to the front panel & front fold. The dust jacket spine is rubbed & darkened with a piece out of the head. Colophon, half-title, title, [4] leaves & 141 pages. Illustrated with 16 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. Very good in a fair dust wrapper. First, limited edition.Contains unpublished material by Joy... View more info

KINGSLEY AMIS: A CHECKLIST

By: (Kingsley, Amis). Gohn, Jack Benoit

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Kent, OH): The Kent State University Press, (1976).: (1976).

Seller ID: 6579

Condition: Fine


(Kent, OH): The Kent State University Press, (1976).. (1976).. Fine. - (The Serif Series, No. 34). Octavo, cerise cloth titled in gilt. xviii & 230 pp. Fine. First edition. First Edition. View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING

By: (Kipling, Rudyard). Livingston, Flora V

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 6643

Condition: Fine


NY: Burt Franklin, (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. xviii & 523 pp. Illustrated with facsimiles. Slightly bumped, else near fine.Together with: SUPPLEMENT TO BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING. NY: Burt Franklin, (1968). Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt. xv & 333 pp. Near fine. Both volumes were originally published NY: 1927. View more info

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THE COUNTRY WIFE.

By: (Korach, Mimi). Van Doren, Dorothy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: William Sloane Associates, (1940).: (1940).

Seller ID: 36511

Condition: Good


- Octavo, gray cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with a small, light stain to the rear cover. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a tear to the head of its spine & the edges of its rear panel are darkened. [ix] & 146 pages. 19 black-and-white illustrations by Mimi Korach. Good. Book club edition. Dust jacket present. View more info

CONTACT II: A Bimonthly Poetry Magazine. (Vol. 4 No. 32/33). Summer/Fall. (Cover title)

By: (Kostelanetz, Richard; Whiteman, Roberta Hill; Levy, Robert J.; Holland, Barbara; Lifshin, Lyn; et al)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (New York: Contact II Publications, 1984).: 1984).

Seller ID: 11985

Condition: Good


(New York: Contact II Publications, 1984).. 1984).. Good. - Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial pink, white & black wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled. There is a postmark on the rear wrap & a glue stain where a mailing label has been removed. The 2 halves of a blue sticker used to seal the magazine for mailing adhere to the front edges of the wraps. 75 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There are some ink numerals at the bottom of 1 page & there is a very light diagonal crease to the leaves in the first half of the magazine. Good. A... View more info

DANSK LYRIK fra Tom Kristensen til Piet Hein: En Antologi

By: (Kristensen, Tom; Gelsted, Otto; Petersen, Nis; Schade; Paul la Cour; et al). Bergstrom-Nielsen, Carl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Copenhagen: GyldendalsTraneboger, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 28888

Condition: Good


(Copenhagen: GyldendalsTraneboger, (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Octavo, perfect bound softcover. The binding is lightly bumped with light creasing to the bottom corners. There is vertical creasing to the spine with a short tear to its head. 229 & [1] pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. There is a previous owner's name stamped on the inside front wrap. The pages are darkened & their bottom corners are lightly bumped. Good. The text is in Danish. View more info